10/17 - 10/17 1. Sense of Smell a. Pheromones i. Chemicals...

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10/17 1. Sense of Smell a. Pheromones i. Chemicals substances that become involved in influencing b. Estrous c. Aggression promoting/demoting pheromones d. Puberty accelerating pheromones e. 2. Russell a. Interested in seeing if something caused the maternal pheromones i. Asked women to who just delivered children to wear cotton wads in their bra ii. Did the same for women with no children iii. Infants had cotton wads put on side of head (1 of each) 1. Infants went to side with their mother’s cotton wad b. Tampon experiment i. Gave women tampons ii. Different one each day
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iii. Males asked to rate tampons’ smell 1. Most were rated unpleasant a. Exception i. Males like the smell when women were ovulating c. Dirty shirt experiment i. Men wore shirts for 24 hours ii. Women smelled them 1. Women constantly would report that the odors from the t- shirts were not attractive a. Exception i. When they were ovulating 1. They liked the smell 3. Martha McKlintock a. Dormitory effect i. Worked at an all girls college
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10/17 - 10/17 1. Sense of Smell a. Pheromones i. Chemicals...

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